Carrier of the Year Awards Presented at Unishippers Annual Convention
02/29/2012

Unishippers Global Logistics, LLC, the nation’s first and one of the largest small package and freight shipping resellers, announced the names of the 2011 Carrier of the Year Award winners during its Annual Convention on January 27, 2012 in Salt Lake City, UT.

Online PR News – 29-February-2012 – – Estes, SAIA, YRC Freight, and AAA Cooper recognized

[SALT LAKE CITY, UT] – Unishippers Global Logistics, LLC, the nation’s first and one of the largest small package and freight shipping resellers, announced the names of the 2011 Carrier of the Year Award winners during its Annual Convention on January 27, 2012 in Salt Lake City, UT.

The following carriers were selected by the Unishippers franchise body based upon overall quality, on-time service, claims ratio and customer service.

• The 2011 Platinum Partner of the Year award was presented to Estes Express for overall excellence in service and strategic partnership.
• The 2011 Long Haul LTL Carrier Partner of the Year was presented to YRC Freight for quality and level of service and excellence in partnership in their service area.
• The 2011 Regional LTL Carrier Partner of the Year was presented to AAA Cooper for quality and level of service and excellence in partnership in their service area.
• The 2011 Strategic Partner of the Year award was presented to SAIA for outstanding service and strategic cooperation.

“Unishippers wishes to thank our carrier partner winners for being an integral and essential part of our continued success. Their dedication to overall quality and customer service as well as their excellence in partnership is greatly appreciated by our franchise system and the customers that we serve,” said Kevin Lathrop, president of Unishippers.

Partnering with more than 30 regional and national shipping carriers, including UPS®, YRC Freight™, Estes, Saia and AAA Cooper, Unishippers can offer small and mid-sized business owners complete shipping options, attractive pricing, and local customer service that its customers can’t receive anywhere else. As one of only two companies authorized by UPS to be their official shipping reseller, Unishippers has found success with this partnership because each company complements the other.

About Unishippers
Founded in 1987, Unishippers has grown to the largest reseller of shipping services in the nation with more than 290 franchise locations. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT, the Unishippers concept is simple – work with major carriers including UPS®, Saia, Estes and YRC Freight™ to handle the pickup, transport and delivery of customers’ shipments. All the while, local franchisees work to provide customers with service and support. By leveraging the combined shipping volume of all its customers, Unishippers gets deeply discounted rates from its carriers, resulting in lower shipping costs. Unishippers serves more than 50,000 small to mid-sized businesses annually, and has been recognized as a top franchise by Entrepreneur, Franchise Times and Franchise Business Review. For information on Unishippers, including information on franchising opportunities and price quotes, visit www.unishippers.com.

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